Zentrum für Technologiefolgen-Abschätzung | Centre d'évaluation des choix technologiques | Centro per la valutazione delle scelte technologiche (TA-SWISS)

Alternate name: 
Centre for Technology Assessment (TA-SWISS)
Country: 
Switzerland
World area: 
Europe
Technology assessment (TA) is a function that is stipulated in the federal law on research (research law). Following the amendment of this law on 5 October 2007, this function is the responsibility of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. As a result, the Centre for Technology Assessment TA-SWISS became a Centre for Excellence of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences on 1 January 2008. TA-SWISS has been carrying out technology assessments since 1992.
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Switzerland - GHO Country statistics. Vol 2014. Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO); 2014. Abstract
Switzerland - OECD Countries. Vol 2014. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); 2014. Abstract

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